Daily Archives: August 4, 2010

Coffeehouse observation No. 178

A young woman just walked into the coffeehouse wearing a gold braided headband, a purple dress and pink plastic sandals. I have an urge to ask her which superhero she is.

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Hello? Is this the person to whom I am calling?

I think I might have shared this DownEast.com trivia question another time, but it still bring a smirk to my face.

Where was the last hand-cranked phone taken out of service?

Answer

It was in Bryant Pond (Maine) in 1983.

Patrick Dempsey ups ante for Maine cancer challenge | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Patrick Dempsey ups ante for Maine cancer challenge | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

THE DEMPSEY CHALLENGE
WHEN: Oct. 2-3
WHAT: A walk, run and bicycle ride to raise money for The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.
ENTRY: This year’s event requires a minimum fundraising effort of $150.
LEARN MORE: Go to dempseychallenge.org.

Maine among states eligible for federal aid | Bangor Daily News

Northern counties eligible for federal aid – Bangor Daily News.

Snowe, Collins cast key votes as Senate jobs bill clears hurdle | Bangor Daily News

 Snowe, Collins cast key votes as Senate jobs bill clears hurdle – Bangor Daily News.

Mass. company to buy closed Bumble Bee sardine cannery | Bangor Daily News

 Mass. company to buy closed Bumble Bee sardine cannery – Bangor Daily News.

Boston Celtics sign free agent Shaquille O’Neal – NBA – SI.com

[I didn’t even know the Celtics were talking to this guy. Very, very interesting. — KM]

Boston Celtics sign free agent Shaquille O’Neal – NBA – SI.com.